New Jersey Transit (NJTransit) Service Suspended Due to Superstorm Sandy

New Jersey Transit (NJTransit) Service Suspended Due to Superstorm Sandy -- As Superstorm Sandy swept the state of New Jersey, one of its transit service providers suffered from an unprecedented aftermath. First was the storm then the floods came in, ravaging mainline infrastructures and service facilities.
As of press time, NJTransit is still under freeze condition due to flooding. The mass transit system is suspended until further news and notice.

According to James Simpson, commissioner of the state Department of Transportation, power lines and trees fell onto the rail tracks across the NJ, while several bridges were also damaged; Parts of NJTransit’s North Jersey Coast Line and a significant Midtown direct route for New York City-bound commuters were washed away.

According to a press information revealed by Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday during a press conference:
There is major damage on each and every one of New Jersey’s rail lines
As such, all of the 11 commuter-rail lines of NJTransit were all affected. NJTransit spokesman John Durso on the transit line damages, said:
It is a painstaking process
Our customers should not expect the system to resume immediately.


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